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Ms. Fembot 2015

Ms. Fembot 2015

Ms. Fembot 2015 Edit-a-thon & Hackathon

Edit-a-thon

Facilitated by Sarah Stierch , on Friday, March 6th, we will be writing historical figures marginalized because of their gender into Wikipedia.

Buckaroo Traditions of Oregon

Buckaroo Traditions of Oregon

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Photo courtesy of Douglas Manger

The Oregon Folklife Network (OFN) presents its new exhibit Buckaroo Traditions of Oregon. This exhibit celebrates the continuity of occupational traditions in rural Oregon and encourages audience understanding and appreciation of art forms arising from ranching practices. The display includes examples of vaquero and buckaroo traditions and field photography from the Folklife Survey of Southern Oregon.

Announcing the 34th Annual Stanley B. Greenfield Faculty Awards Program

Announcing the 34th Annual Stanley B. Greenfield Faculty Awards Program

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Faculty members: apply for special funds to purchase library research materials.

Following a one year hiatus, the UO Libraries is pleased to announce that we are once again accepting applications for the popular Stanley B. Greenfield Faculty Awards Program. This endowed program of the UO Libraries provides an opportunity to request special funds for purchasing library research materials that typically fall outside departmental acquisition budgets.

Power/Freedom on the Dark Web: A Digital Ethnography

Power/Freedom on the Dark Web: A Digital Ethnography

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Robert W. Gehl

A talk by Robert W. Gehl, Assistant Professor of New Media, Department of Communications, University of Utah

Friday, February 27, 4:00 p.m. - Knight Library, Room 41

Free and open to the public

Basketball Legend Bill Walton and Kesey's Merry Pranksters Visit UO Libraries SCUA

Basketball Legend Bill Walton and Kesey's Merry Pranksters Visit UO Libraries SCUA

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L-R: Merry Pranksters Carolyn "Mountain Girl" Garcia and Ken Babbs; UO Director of Library Development Keri Aronson; UO Libraries Associate Dean Andrew Bonamici; Bill Walton; UO Dean of Libraries Adriene Lim; Sunshine Kesey

February 4, 2015

"We have all come to the Knight Library to be blessed, to be blessed by the spirit, by the essence, and by the dreams and thought of one of our great and dear friends, Ken Kesey." --Bill Walton

This morning the UO Libraries welcomed some very special guests, including one who gives a whole new meaning to "big man on campus."

Open Letter to the UO Community

Open Letter to the UO Community

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Adriene Lim, Dean of Libraries and Philip H. Knight Chair

January 29, 2015

Subject: Records Release Incident

Free Lecture: A Taste of... The History and Art of the Book

Free Lecture: A Taste of... The History and Art of the Book

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Monday, February 2, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

Monday, February 2, 2015
7:00 pm
Knight Library Browsing Room
Free and open to the public

James Fox, Head of UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives, will give a presentation on the long and rich history of the book, both as a human-made artifact and a means for transmitting culture.

Good-bye Broadway, Hello France: Songs from the Era of World War I

Good-bye Broadway, Hello France: Songs from the Era of World War I

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Selected from the UO Libraries' Historic Sheet Music Collection

January 25, 2015 - March 20, 2015
Knight Library, first and third floors

To mark the centennial of the start of World War I, this exhibit highlights songs from the UO Libraries’ Historic Sheet Music Collection that were popular during the World War I years (1914-1918).

New Tribal Papers Added to Historic Oregon Newspapers Online

New Tribal Papers Added to Historic Oregon Newspapers Online

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Thanks to collaborations with the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and funding from UO Libraries donors, three new titles documenting Native American news, views, and history are now available for searching and browsing on Historic Oregon Newspapers online:

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